Students enrolled 0
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School leader Dr. Kelley A Gallt
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District Plainfield School District 202
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11600 Heritage Meadow Dr
Plainfield, IL 60585

(815) 254-4005
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4 stars
Based on 14 ratings

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August 25, 2014
The school is great. My daughter loves her teacher and the school and we have had no problems whatsoever. She's getting a great education.

- submitted by a parent
November 18, 2013
Overall it's a good school. Classroom size is about 24 children. Art, music and P.E are offered along with a great media center. Office staff is also great. What I don't like is that in the last three years we've had three new principals. Also, in four years I've had two fantastic teachers and two not so great.School seems to have alot of younger teachers that are new to education. They also switch teachers around alot between the grade levels. Communication is good. Connect Ed calls and fundraising is out of hand.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2012
I have two children at this school and will be sending another in a few years. My eldest will have gone through all grade levels this upcoming school year. I was frustrated during first few years, however, I have noticed improvement year over year and believe this school is on the brink of greatness. One that can stack up against any in the state. The teachers care and utilize the latest technology tools and methods. All of the teachers my children have had have been solid, some spectacular. I have noticed that the kids in this area are really well behaved and naturally smart with solid, down-to-earth families. The PTO is very active and there are all sorts of extra curricular activities. The district doesn't have the money or resources of others, but they are making it work. My children have friends with all sorts of background and the overall area is surprisingly diverse. I now feel that this school is as good as any and would certainly recommend this school to anyone. They just need to add a few more curriculum capabilities for more advanced and motivated kids and this school will be as good any.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2012
I have three children who attend Freedom. The teachers are for the most part great. However sadly there are a few who are not so great. Mr. Hudson and Ms. Connell play good cop / bad cop with the children. They think they are a great team working this way, but I think they need to think this tatic. I also think they give parents the run around. I also think there are way to many connect ed calls asking for money to support the school. And I do not think they should have teachers tell the kids to go home and ask to go to whatever fastfood place is donating back to the school, that should be up to the parents to decide and not brought up to our children by teachers in a learning environment. There is too much emphasis on fund raising. The only reason this school scores so highly in Plainfield is because of where it sits and what subdivisions feed into it. The principals know that!

- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2012
"There is no Freedom at Freedom" has been the motto for the past two years.

- submitted by a parent
January 21, 2011
Been in Plainfield school district for five years and at Freedom since it opened, almost four years; three children. We have have had wonderful creative teachers. We have also had some who were mediocre. All were nice but a few who were new and teaching for the first time or clearly overwhelmed by the large class sizes. Class sizes are larger two of my children were in classes so large that they were split during the school year. My child who had developed a connection to his teacher was moved to a new class with a new teacher mid year. It felt like starting over and took some adjustment and had an impact on grades. For my other child it was not an issue. Third child has not had this experience. A lot of paid after-school activities but they can be expensive. This year, for example, Spanish cost $135.00 per student for 10 hours of instruction or $120.00 for returning students. Freedom Elementary for us has been o.k. it's not terrible but it's not great either. We have also had a few great stand out teachers.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2010
Outstanding, dedicated teachers & staff! Incredibly committed PTO! Great community of parents and students! Everyone works together at Freedom for our kids!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 19, 2010
Strongest PTO around! Most dedicated teachers...my son's third grade teacher, Ms. Gill, volunteered her own time every (1 hr before school)Thursday morning to help her entire class improve in Math.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2010
My kids go to this school great school teacher are very help full i think this is best school in the district.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2010
My kids go there i am very satisfy great school great teacher very helpfull best school in district.

- submitted by a parent
November 20, 2009
Teachers are so great. Parents are so involved. Great school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 29, 2009
This is a great school with dedicated teachers & support staff!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Great teachers & staff!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
Freedom Elementary is very involved with activities for the children to make sure they have a well-rounded experience. Great teachers and parent volunteers make it all happen!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
wonderful teachers,great staff, the best school for involving the whole family....the school spirit is awsome!!!!!!!!!!!!1

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
The teachers are great and they have tons of family activities to help get parents involved in the school. They really get the community involved in the childrens' learning!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Great teachers, great people. We love it.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
Freedom's staff and all volunteers are educated, professional and fun and care about the future our children. Go Hawks!

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
I love the teachers, the administrators, the nurse, the volunteers, everyone!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Freedom Elementary has the greatest staff and teachers for a newer school in the district. My sons have both recieved a great education in a learning environment that nurtures their different styles of learning. Principle Hudson and Assistant principle Ms. Connell are great leaders and participate in the everyday activities with the students. We have been very happy there1

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
I love Freedom because of the togetherness, the kindness and caring that is shared throughout the entire Freedom Community. From parents, to students, to teachers and administration. It is so much fun to share the common goal of doing what's best for children, our future!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
We have a school that truly cares about each and every child.. I am proud to be apart of a great school.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Our 3 year old school is full of energy and dedication. The teachers, staff, parents and students work together to be a great school that keeps growing.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Great teachers, great administrators, great kids!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
We have loved every teacher we have had. All of the staff at Freedom is awesome!

- submitted by a parent
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Freedom Elementary School
11600 Heritage Meadow Dr, Plainfield, IL  60585
(815) 254-4005
Last modified Freedom Elementary School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Freedom Elementary School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews.